The Poor People’s Campaign: Building Power Beyond the Fight for $15

There’s no question that the Fight for $15 has been transformative: In the last five years, more than 19 million US workers have won a total of $62 billion in raises. In Ontario, Canada, another 1.7 million workers just saw pay boosts of up to 21 percent. That’s great, but consider this: Trump’s December tax bill enriched […]

Vietnam Pulls Request for U.S. Help to Build a Coal-Fired Power Plant

A Vietnamese company is no longer seeking American financial support to build a coal-fired power plant in Vietnam, bringing to an abrupt end a closely watched test of whether Washington would back international projects that could potentially contribute to climate change. On Thursday, the Export-Import Bank of the United States, a lender run by the […]

Letter from 30+ Groups: Congress Must Stop Subsidizing Enhanced Oil Recovery

Today, more than 30 environmental, health and social justice organizations urged Congressional leaders to exclude an extension of the tax credit for carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) from any spending bill. The Section 45Q Tax Credit, which subsidizes coal and gas-fired power plants (and industrial facilities) to capture and bury their climate pollution or sell it […]

Transit Equity Day

Transit Equity Day

A collaborative effort of several organizations and unions to promote public transit as a civil right and a strategy to combat climate change.

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